Tejpreet Singh Chopra

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bharat Light & Power (BLP)

BA (Hons) in Economics, St Stephen's College, Delhi University; MBA, Cornell University. Over 16 years' global management and finance experience in France, UK, Hong Kong, India and the US. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bharat Light & Power, a leading wind and solar power generation company in India (IPP) with three independent companies focussing on large utility scale wind and solar, distributed solar and technology services, and artificial intelligence-based solutions to industries such as auto, FMCG, mining, oil and gas, steel, cement. Formerly: 14 years with General Electric, latterly as President and Chief Executive Officer, GE India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh; other roles include GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS), roles in marketing, structured finance and risk management; opened GECAS office in Delhi; Senior Vice-President and Country Head, India, arranged more than $1 billion in financing for India's airline industry; President and CEO, GE Commercial Finance, India. Currently, Chairman of the Board, APM Terminals (Maersk Group) - Gujarat Pipavav Port. Member: Board of Directors, SRF; Board, Anand Group; National Council, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Young Global Leader and Member, YGL Foundation Board, World Economic Forum. Aspen Institute Fellow. Member, YPO. Interests: national swimmer, golf, classical music and Formula 1.